No movement in Top 10 and all 20 teams back; St. John’s Catholic Prep jumps up four spots to No. 11


If you are fan of change you will not like the VSN Volleyball Week 7 Top as all 20 teams returned with 16 teams, including the entire Top 10, in exactly the same spot they were in last week.

As a reminder, undefeated Maryvale Prep remains at No. 1, followed by No. 2 Arundel High, No. 3 Broadneck, No. 4 Howard and No. 5 Annapolis Area Christian School.

One team which did make a nice move was St. John’s Catholic Prep, which climbed four spots to No. 11.

Here is the complete VSN Volleyball Week 7 Top 20:


1. MARYVALE PREP

Record: 13-0

Previous rank: 1

Note: Lions will be No. 1 seed for the IAAM A Conference tournament.


2. ARUNDEL

Record: 10-1

Previous rank: 2

Note: Thursday’s match with Crofton will go long way tin determining the Wildcats reach the Anne Arundel County championship.


3. BROADNECK

Record: 10-1

Previous rank: 3

Note: The Bruins red-hot with eight straight wins and four straight sweeps.


4. HOWARD

Record: 14-0

Previous rank: 4

Note: Lions are two wins from perfect regular season.


5. ANNAPOLIS AREA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL

Record: 11-1

Previous rank: 5

Note: Eagles completed undefeated conference record in the IAAM B.


6. WESTMINSTER

Record: 11-1

Previous rank: 6

Note: With four matches to play, Owls still have a little work to do to wrap the Carroll County championship.


7. RESERVOIR

Record: 10-1

Previous rank: 7

Note: Thursday’s rematch with No. 4 Howard offers Gators chance to avenge only loss of season.


8. BEL AIR

Record: 8-0

Previous rank: 8

Note: Two more wins keep Bobcats undefeated.


9. HEREFORD

Record: 12-1

Previous rank: 9

Note: Bulls have won 11 in a row, the last seven by sweep.


10. CROFTON

Record: 10-1

Previous rank: 10

Note: Cardinals have remaining matches with both No. 2 Arundel and No. 3 Broadneck, which keeps them in Anne Arundel title hunt.


11. ST. JOHN’S CATHOLIC PREP

Record: 11-3

Previous rank: 15

Note: Vikings are seeking another crack at No. 5 Annapolis Area Christian in IAAM B Tournament.


12. SEVERNA PARK

Record: 6-4

Previous rank: 12

Note: The Falcons have lost twice each to No. 2 Arundel and No. 3 Broadneck.


13. ARCHBISHOP SPALDING

Record: 9-6

Previous rank: 13

Note: The Cavs hoping to catch fire in postseason.


14. MCDONOGH SCHOOL

Record: 9-4

Previous rank: 14

Note: Eagles close regular season at No. 1 Maryvale Prep, hoping to be the first team to take a set from Lions.


15. RIVER HILL

Record: 8-3

Previous rank: 11

Note: Hawks’ losing streak has reached three.


16. GLENELG

Record: 9-4

Previous rank: 17

Note: Gladiators have taken care of business recently with four straight sweeps.


17. CENTENNIAL

Record: 10-4

Previous rank: 16

Note: After being swept by No. 4 Howard, Eagles look to close strong prior to postseason.


18. BOHEMIA MANOR

Record: 11-1

Previous rank: 18

Note: No. 8 Bel Air handed the Eagles first loss of season.


19. LIBERTY

Record: 8-1

Previous rank: 19

Note: The Lions hoping to hold serve until rematch with No. 6 Westminster Oct. 26.


20. CENTURY

Record: 8-2

Previous Rank: 20

Note: With four matches to play, including No. 6 Westminster Thursday and No. 19 Liberty Oct. 28, Knights have stayed in title mix in Carroll County.